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Top of my dome looks strange

Has anyone else ever experienced this? Last night I did some pizzas in the egg for some friends and tonight I was getting started to grill some chicken breast and when I opened the egg this is what the top of the dome looks like. Was is the hot temps from the pizza last night or is this just normal?

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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,787
    Just light a fire and have some beverages and check it in an hour or two. You should be fine
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • h3bmrh3bmr Posts: 16
    @chubbs. Thanks it sure hasn't stopped me from cooking or drinking!
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 22,208
    The high temp from pizza starts ashing all the fat and grease and that starts flaking off.  It's not fully ashed...you could do a clean burn...just take your thermo out and you only need to go to 750, not 1100.  That will ash the rest of the fat.  You want to knock that scale off so it doesn't fall into your food.
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  • h3bmrh3bmr Posts: 16

    The high temp from pizza starts ashing all the fat and grease and that starts flaking off.  It's not fully ashed...you could do a clean burn...just take your thermo out and you only need to go to 750, not 1100.  That will ash the rest of the fat.  You want to knock that scale off so it doesn't fall into your food.

    Thanks so muck
  • h3bmrh3bmr Posts: 16
    Much
  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,787
    Nola is a scientist. Listen to him :ar!
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • CAT SellerCAT Seller Posts: 208
    I have the same problem. Mine was like paint pealing off. I sent photos of it to the mothership and they said it was normal. It is build up from a lot of low and slow cooks. Get some alum foil crumpled into a ball and scrape the area to knock it off, or do a clean burn.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 22,208
    I have the same problem. Mine was like paint pealing off. I sent photos of it to the mothership and they said it was normal. It is build up from a lot of low and slow cooks. Get some alum foil crumpled into a ball and scrape the area to knock it off, or do a clean burn.
    That works too.
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.  Registered republican.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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